Sexual Health Services

Chlamydia Screening

Chlamydia Screening is now available via a Postal Kit. For information about Chlamydia Screening or to request a Postal Kit please visit –

Mercury Clinic

If you have any symptoms, signs of infection, sexual health related worry or concern, think you have a Sexually Transmitted Infection or have had sexual contact with somebody who has a confirmed or suspected Sexually Transmitted Infection then please make an appointment with the Mercury Clinic.  This service offers an appointment with a Specialist Sexual Health nurse. At the appointment a full sexual history will be taken and if appropriate you may have a full sexual health examination. During this appointment you will have tests for Chlamydia, Gonorrhoea, Syphilis, HIV and any other specialist test you may require. This clinic is for anybody of any age with a sexual health related concern. You will have the opportunity to ask any worrying questions and have discussions with the specialist nurse.  Results will be available within one week of your appointment and the specialist nurse will contact you with these results.  Please telephone the main GUM Services Number of 0300 790 0245


Services Offered at the Gate Clinic (Kent & Canterbury Hosital)

Monday 9am to 4pm Walk in and wait
Tuesday 9am to 4pm Walk in and wait
Wednesday 9am to 4pm Walk in and wait
Thursday 1.30pm to 4pm Appointments Only
Friday 9am to 4pm Walk in and wait

HIV Clinic – 1st & 3rd Monday – 9am – 12pm   and Thursdays 12.30pm to 7pm and can be contacted on the 0300 number as stated above.